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CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S NATIONAL (BARRY KOWAL) R&B BEST SELLERS FOR 1956 PDF Print E-mail
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Dec 28, 2015 at 02:13 PM
CASH BOX (USA) MAGAZINE'S NATIONAL (BARRY KOWAL) R&B BEST SELLERS FOR 1956


No. Song-Artist-Peak Month
  1 FEVER-LITTLE WILLIE JOHN-JUNE 1276 
  2 BLUEBERRY HILL-FATS DOMINO-November 1212 
  3 HONKY TONK (PTS. 1 & 2)-BILL DOGGETT-September 1162 
  4 THE GREAT PRETENDER-PLATTERS-January 1002 
  5 TUTTI-FRUTTI-LITTLE RICHARD-January 982 
  6 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL-SHIRLEY & LEE-September 948 
  7 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-TEENAGERS FEATURING FRANKIE LYMON-March 920 
  8 LONG TALL SALLY-Little Richard-May 908 
  9 FEEL SO GOOD-Shirley & Lee-February 900 
 10 I'M IN LOVE AGAIN-Fats Domino-June 842 
 11 My Prayer-Platters-August 828 
 12 Blue Suede Shoes-Carl Perkins-April 788 
 13 In The Still Of The Nite-Five Satins-September 742 
 14 Don't Be Cruel-Elvis Presley-October 658 
 15 Rip It Up-Little Richard-July 650 
 16 Slow Walk-Bill Doggett-December 642 
 17 Slow Walk-Sil Austin-December 642 
 18 Corrine Corrina-Joe Turner-May 638 
 19 Drown In My Own Tears-Ray Charles & Band-March 590 
 20 Treasure Of Love-Clyde Mcphatter-June 576 
 21 Seven Days-Clyde Mcphatter-February 560 
 22 I Feel Good-Shirley & Lee-December 516 
 23 Heartbreak Hotel-Elvis Presley-May 514 
 24 Eddie My Love-Teen Queens-March 512 
 25 Stranded In The Jungle-Cadets-July 504 
 26 Stranded In The Jungle-Jayhawks-July 504 
 27 I Want You To Be My Girl-Teenagers Featuring Frankie Lymon-June 494 
 28 Devil Or Angel-Clovers-March 486 
 29 On My Word Of Honor-B.B. King & Orchestra-December 480 
 30 My Blue Heaven-Fats Domino-May 480 
 31 A Casual Look-Six Teens-July 478 
 32 It's Too Late-Chuck Willis-August 474 
 33 Oh What A Nite-Dells-November 464 
 34 Speedoo-Cadillacs-February 462 
 35 Please, Please, Please-James Brown With Famous Flames-April 450 
 36 Need Your Love So Bad-Little Willie John-February 440 
 37 When My Dreamboat Comes Home-Fats Domino-September 440 
 38 Ain't That Lovin' You Baby-Jimmy Reed-March 428 
 39 Hound Dog-Elvis Presley-September 424 
 40 Jivin' Around (Pts. 1 & 2)-Ernie Freeman Combo-February 408 
 41 Hallelujah I Love Her So-Ray Charles-June 402 
 42 On My Word Of Honor-Platters-December 390 
 43 Witchcraft-Spiders-January 382 
 44 See Saw-Moonglows-October 378 
 45 Love Me Tender-Elvis Presley-November 372 
 46 You've Got Me Dizzy-Jimmy Reed-December 370 
 47 I'll Be Home-Flamingos-March 362 
 48 Bo Weevil-Fats Domino-March 358 
 49 Candy-Big Maybelle-August 354 
 50 Honky Tonk (Pts. 1 & 2) / Honky Tonk (vocal)-Bill Doggett-December 346 
 51 Flying Saucer (Pts. 1 & 2)-Buchanan & Goodman-August 344 
 52 Down In Mexico-Coasters-April 324 
 53 Slippin' And Slidin' (Peepin' And Hidin')-Little Richard-April 324 
 54 Heeby-jeebies-Little Richard-November 304 
 55 Bad Luck-B.B. 'Blues Boy' King & Orchestra-October 294 
 56 Roll Over Beethoven-Chuck Berry-June 286 
 57 (You've Got) The Magic Touch-Platters-April 284 
 58 So-long-Fats Domino-September 274 
 59 Confidential-Charles Brown-December 264 
 60 Confidential-Sonny Knight-December 264 
 61 I Can't Quit You Baby-Otis Rush-November 236 
 62 The Abc's Of Love-Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-November 222 
 63 Lonely Avenue-Ray Charles-November 220 
 64 Ka-ding Dong-G-Clefs-September 206 
 65 Canadian Sunset-Hugo Winterhalter & Orchestra With Eddie Heywood-October 204 
 66 Ivory Tower-Otis Williams & Charms-April 202 
 67 Church Bells May Ring-Willows-April 198 
 68 Come Home-Bubber Johnson-February 182 
 69 Crying Won't Help You-B.B. 'Blues Boy' King & Orchestra-January 166 
 70 The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)-Joe Turner & Blues Kings-February 164 
 71 Little Girl Of Mine-Cleftones-June 158 
 72 Too Much Monkey Business-Chuck Berry-November 156 
 73 Lost Dreams-Ernie Freeman-May 148 
 74 Goodnight My Love (Pleasant Dreams)-Jessie Belvin-December 144 
 75 Forty Days And Forty Nights-Muddy Waters-May 144 
 76 Still-Lavern Baker-November 144 
 77 Ready Teddy-Little Richard-July 124 
 78 I Promise To Remember-Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-August 114 
 79 Smoke Stack Lightning-Howlin' Wolf-March 114 
 80 Everybody's Got A Home-Roy Hamilton-January 114 
 81 Sugar Sweet-Muddy Waters-January 112 
 82 I Can't Love You Enough-Lavern Baker-October 110 
 83 Steamboat-Drifters-January 110 
 84 Love, Love, Love-Clovers-July 108 
 85 When You Dance-Turbans-January 108 
 86 I Gotta Get Myself A Woman-Drifters-September 106 
 87 Up On The Mountain-Magnificents-July 104 
 88 The Green Door-Jim Lowe With High Fives-December 72 
 89 No Money Down-Chuck Berry-March 68 
 90 Don't Go No Farther-Muddy Waters-September 68 
 91 Treasure Of Love-Fats Domino-July 58 
 92 I'm In Love Again-Clyde Mcphatter-July 56 
 93 Rip It Up-Chuck Berry-July 54 
 94 Roll Over Beethoven-Ray Charles-July 52 
 95 Hallelujah I Love Her So-Joe Turner-July 50 
 96 A Casual Look-Little Richard-July 48 
 97 Don't Blame It On Me-Fats Domino-February 38 
 98 I Don't Want Nobody (To Have My Love But You)-Buddy Johnson & Orchestra-March 34 
 99 We Go Together-Moonglows-June 34 

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